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Apr 2, 2013 9:00am EDT
-bye. [applause] >> president obama is in washington today with meeting and events at the white house. this morning, he unvailed a hundred million dollar initiative to treat, cure, and prevent drain disorders alzheimer's and traumatic brain injury. his ri marks now on later, a meeting with the prime minister of singapore. one of the issues likely to come up, the threats from north korea. we'll hear more about that issue at today's white house briefing. other topics could include immigration legislation, reducing gun violence, and the president's budget proposal expected to be released next week. the briefing live on c-span2 in less than an hour from now. we'll have more live coverage here on c-span2. at 4:30 eastern, remarks from hank paulson, speaking about u.s.-china economic and environmental challenges at george washington university. at noon, a discussion about privacy concerns raised by the tsa's body scanning machines and enhanced patdowns at airports. >> we have to take back media, independent media is what will save us. the media are the most powerful institutions
Apr 5, 2013 5:00pm EDT
in washington with the vice president joe biden. he outlined the obama administration efforts to expand export opportunities for american companies. this is 35 minutes. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen please welcome the vice president of the united states, joe biden. ♪ ♪ [applause] >> good afternoon, chairman, members of the board of directors, and ladies and gentlemen. my name is jeneane. i am the founder and the co-owner of miss jenny's pickles to read our headquarters are located in corners all north carolina. i am so honored and so grateful to be introducing vice president joe biden, our keynote speaker. but before i do i would like to share our story. miss jenny's pickles was born after our business partner and i were laid off during the recession. we took a family recipe, and we start our own company. in the beginning we grew our own cucumbers and we jarred every jar. our partnership was formed with a local ymca to use their kitchen. we knocked on doors for the stores to carry our pickles and we were in 50 stores by 2010. by the end of 2011, we were carried into hundred stores, and by th
Mar 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
a spike in the coverage in washington, d.c. and the fact dmz even talk about barbara walters the talk about keith olberman and about paul ryan and president obama and michelle obama. us weekly is the same, people magazine. there are so many outlets that have no interest in washington because they were traditionally thought of as boring and stale. but just in the past four years and is significantly out. >> host: from politico this evening, people watching in washington, d.c. the headline is mccain it's a tv show, the daughter of senator john mccain. we go to michigan next, to hear from glen. >> i would like to say a couple things about professor hall's appearance of politicians and that kind of thing. one is i guess it means the clich the caller showed this more seriously though, i kind of disagree. i really don't care what any of these people look like. i feel that this kind of underestimating the audience. i think it is really a big problem. that's where you get a lot of this nonsense because the power that the elite or whenever clich you want to use, they don't think people
Apr 4, 2013 9:00am EDT
advisor to president obama, valerie jarrett, spoke about her role in the white house and limited politics. her remarks are part of the atlantic's women in washington series. this is just under an hour. >> thank you, elizabeth and terry, thank you very much. and all of you for being here. thank you, valerie. i will tell you about a couple things about valerie before we get started. because we want to dive in. full disclosure. valerie and i used to work together. we worked on the first obama presidential campaign and as you heard i worked in the white house. but know i get a chance to ask her all the questions i always wanted to ask. valerie is senior advisor to president obama. she oversees the white house office of public engagement, a very important office for the president and head of council on women and girls. she was a senior official in many capacities in the city of chicago and was the chief executive officer of the habitat company. she also was, is a lawyer and practiced in a couple law firms. has gone from law to private business, government, different levels and now to the very,
Apr 2, 2013 12:00pm EDT
they vote orlando johnson not vote -- or not voting on and screwing up in washington, d.c.. >> media has consequences. people are informed and misinformed. from the "obama -- "baltimore sun," and i covered chemical belts, plants blew up, and i asked why it kept happening. he said the problem is what's killing us is not what we don't know, but what we know. the american public knows a lot of things that are so, like how the government works, how politics work, and they actually don't. >> right. >> you know? gets to the question of sort of obligation, i mean, are we crowding out stuff that would batter inform them? are we, you know, should we be using their obsession with celebrity to better inform them? >> in a strange way, i think that, actually, that's the upside of everything you talk about. look, maybe a lot of people have it wrong, but i'm a great, great -- i'm not a great believer in the church of journalism, okay? i've known too many journalists, too many people behave in too many bad ways, and in a very primitive interpretation, i think it was john stewart who many, many years ago
Apr 4, 2013 12:00pm EDT
for miscalculations. >> host: we are spending most of this morning's "washington journal" talking about north korea. we are talking with michele flournoy and former defense undersecretary for policy. she worked for the obama administration. coming up next, we will be talking with an ambassador who served in south korea. .. to strike potentially, and our base infrastructure in the region. they have a lot of hardware. i think the estimates are that there are elements of the ground forces that are ready but that they would have difficulty in terms of logistics and sustainment in any kind of prolonged conflict. i don't think anyone believes that they would ultimately be successful or they to launch aggression. the problem is even if they were defeated ultimately by the south koreans with the united states and others in support of, there are very high casualties on both sides and obviously no one wants to see that. >> this is a chart and it shows different sites in north korea, underground nuclear test sites. it has missile sites come suspected kunkel weapons sites. what's our intelligence about this ar
Apr 5, 2013 12:00pm EDT
this morning's washington journal talking about immigration and gun control. >> host: editor and pub publisher "the nation." thank you for joining us. social program face a cut back in president obama's budget. we expect to see this released next week. and the article says that the president plans to propose a new inflation formula that would have the effect of reducing cost of living payment for social security benefits. there would be protections for those in the low-income bracket and old beneficiary. what do you think about this? >> guest: we have seen the new job numbers come in this morning, and every time those numbers dip, i think it's now 7.6% this morning, it's a hopeful sign that there's a recovery kicking in to place. i think the misplaced obsession with debt and deficit which the social security cut is part of is just crazy. social security, by the way, shouldn't be in the same sentence with the word deficit. the social security has nothing to do -- >> we're going kick it off now. i've within told to keep it to an hour. we're going try to do that. i'm jody schneider. i'm the team
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